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Allstedt, Germany Source: Wikipedia Commons
Allstedt (population in 2006, 3,122), a village in Thuringia, Germany, where Erhard Polrus or Pulrus, an Anabaptist leader, was executed as a martyr in 1532 after repeated torture. In 1523 Thomas Müntzer was the parson of Allstedt.


Wappler, Paul. Die Täuferbewegung in Thüringen von 1526-1584. Jena: Gustav Fisher, 1913: 536.

Wiswedel, Wilhelm. Bilder and Führergestalten aus dem Täufertum, 3 vols. Kassel: J.G. Oncken Verlag, 1928-1952: v. I, 89.


Map:Allstedt (Germany)

Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1953

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Hege, Christian. "Allstedt (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 27 Nov 2015.,_Germany)&oldid=90813.

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Hege, Christian. (1953). Allstedt (Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 November 2015, from,_Germany)&oldid=90813.

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